Honorable John Scott
(1784-1850)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Agnes Irvine

Honorable John Scott 1 2 3

  • Born: 25 Dec 1784, Marsh Creek, Adams, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Agnes Irvine on 12 Oct 1821 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA 1
  • Died: 22 Sep 1850, Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA at age 65 1
  • Buried: Alexandria: Alexandria Cemetery, Huntingdon, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. 4
SCOTT, John, (father of John Scott [1824-1896]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at Marsh Creek, near Gettysburg, Pa., December 25, 1784; moved to Alexandria, Pa., in 1806; engaged as tanner and shoemaker; served as major in the War of 1812; member of the State house of representatives in 1819 and 1820; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-second Congress; resumed his former business pursuits; retired from business in 1842; died in Alexandria, Huntingdon County, Pa., on September 22, 1850; interment in Alexandria Cemetery.

2. Military on 26 Sep 1812: in the War of 1812. 1 John Scott was a 2nd Major, Pa. Militia, from 26 Sep to 12 Dec 1812.


John married Agnes Irvine on 12 Oct 1821 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA.1 (Agnes Irvine was born on 13 Jun 1799 in Ballykeel, County Down, IRL,1 died on 23 Oct 1877 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA 1 and was buried in Alexandria: Alexandria Cemetery, Huntingdon, PA.)


Sources


1 <i>Register of the General Society of the War of 1812</i> (Washington, D.C.: The Society, 1972, 710 pgs.), Page 566.

2 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 136.

3 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 128.

4 <i>Biographical Directory of the United States Congress</i> (1974-Present, Washington, D.C.
http://bioguide.congress.gov), http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000175.



Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Website was Created 23 Nov 2019 with Legacy 9.0 from MyHeritage; content copyright and maintained by treeinfo@searchtrees.com